shiny healthy sister – bec van leeuwen

Soul Sister Circle

Bec Van Leeuwen’s business name just about says it all. Called Soul Sister Circle, it perfectly embodies what this woman is all about. Having both done B-School, Bec and I often catch up at various gatherings, and she is one of the warmest, most authentic people I know. I’m sure you’ll love getting to know her too! […]

chocolate fig chia pudding

Dairy free chocolate pudding recipe

Simple. Fresh. Seasonal. This dessert has it all. I love fig season. These luscious, nutrient-rich gems are naturally sweet and amazingly high in calcium. Like you needed another reason to eat them anyway? And raw cacao is high in magnesium, so you have the perfect calcium-magnesium hit – perfect for busy women! Does this dessert’s high […]

3 questions to ask before you see a naturopath

how to choose the right naturopath, paleo friendly naturopath

Choosing a naturopath for the first time can be confusing. And we’re not all the same. Just like doctors, dentists and many health professionals, we all have slightly different ways of treating our client’s health conditions according to our training and experience.   So how do you choose the right practitioner?   Before you book in with […]

salt and vinegar kale chips

Salt and Vinegar Kale Chips Resized 1

Kale chips. Seriously, I could live on these. They’re soooo easy to make – anyone can do this. And they take less than 20 minutes to make from start to finish. That’s faster than driving to the shops and back! Kale chips are the perfect paleo snack because they’re grain free, gluten free, sugar free and […]

not all yeast is bad… here’s one you should be eating

Savoury yeast flakes

Mention the “Y” word, and women everywhere usually run screaming from the building. And who can blame them? Most commercially made yeasts (like the one that’s in regular ol’ bread) can contribute to candida overgrowth, resulting in leaky gut, food intolerances, fungal infections, fatigue, poor immunity… and the list goes on. But there’s one yeast […]

um…excuse me… you want to steam your what now?

V-steam, v steam vaginal steaming

Boys, look away now. We’re about to talk about girly bits. Vaginal steaming. Or a V-Steam, as it’s now being referred to. Yep, it’s a thing. If you haven’t heard about v-steaming, here’s the lowdown. Gwyneth Paltrow is into it, exclusive day spas in the US are offering it… so apparently it won’t be long […]

tropical soft serve

Tropical Soft Serve

It’s a little cooler in Byron Bay this week. But summer is far from over, and the hot weather will be back again soon for its last hurrah. And when it is we will be ready… with a paleo friendly, dairy free soft serve that tastes like summer. Ingredients: 1 banana, cut into slices and […]

shiny healthy sisters – the merrymaker sisters

The Merrymaker Sisters

This week’s Shiny Healthy Sisters are actually sisters! Meet Carla and Emma Papas – paleo blogging superstars. After following their online escapades for a little while, I was stoked to meet these vibrant and super-friendly chicks at the Problogger conference last year. I’m so impressed by their energy, enthusiasm and commitment, not only in spreading the healthy eating message […]

join me in march for a luxury health and fitness retreat

Paleo Health and Weight Loss Retreat Byron Bay

What are you doing to improve your wellbeing in 2015?   Join me in March for a luxury beachside escape in Byron Bay, where you can press the “reset” button on your health and fitness. Paleo Health Retreats was founded by myself and amazing personal trainer Candice Briggs. We operate boutique pop-up health retreats for busy women who […]

raw cranberry choc truffles

Raw dessert cranberry cacao chocolate truffles

Who knew healthy food could taste so good? These bite sized balls contain a nice little hit of antioxidants, as well as being totally delicious. Seriously… treat yourself to these. Naturopath’s orders. Oh, and when it comes to cranberries, make sure you buy the good stuff. Try your health or bulk food store for one that […]